Certificate in Online Teaching Pedagogy

Drake University Continuing Education & Professional Development in conjunction with the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System now offers a certificate in Online Teaching Pedagogy. This is a unique opportunity for educators at all levels to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective online instructor. The certificate validates that the holder has successfully completed a specific number of required and elective courses that were developed by the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System as well as others provided by Drake University Continuing Education & Professional Development.

In order to receive the certificate, you must take all courses for Drake University Continuing Education & Professional Development graduate credit (EDMA). Please contact Chuck Sengstock upon completion of your coursework. He will validate that you have completed the courses and issue your certificate.

The required courses through the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System are as follows:

  • Assessment, Feedback and Evaluation - 2 Credits, $320
  • Introduction to the Online Learner - 1 Credit, $160
  • Online Learning Instructional Design - 2 Credits, $320
  • Online Facilitation - 2 Credits, $320
  • Technology for Online Instruction - 2 Credits, $320

Students are required to take a total of six hourse of electives. Elective courses are offered directly through Drake University Continuing Education & Professional Development and AEA PD Online. They are as follows:

  • EDMA 222 - Action Research in the E-Learning Environment - 3 credits, $725
  • EDMA 223 - Blended and Synchronous Learning Design - 3 credits, $725
  • EDMA 224 - Building Online Collaborative Environments - 3 credits, $725
  • Blended Learning (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Designing Online Lessons, including SoftChalk  (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Community Facilitation (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Instructional Design II  (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Facilitation II  (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Online Teaching Best Practices (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Synchronous Learning  (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320

Required Course Registration Links

Introduction to the Online Learner (1 Credit) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • July 8 - July 28, 2015
  • September 16 - October 6, 2015
  • Ocotber 21 - November 10, 2015
  • January 13 - February 2, 2016
  • March 30 - April 19, 2016

Online Learning Instructional Design (2 Credits) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • TBD

Online Facilitation (2 Credits) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • July 15 - August 18, 2015
  • November 18 - December 22, 2015

Online Assessment, Feedback, and Evaluation (2 Credits) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • TBD

Technology for Online Instruction (2 Credits) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • September 9 - October 13, 2015

Elective Registration Links

Action Research in the E-Learning Environment (3-Credits, EDMA 222)- Offered by Drake/PLS

  • TBD

Blended and Synchronous Learning Design (3-Credits, EDMA 223) - Offered by Drake/PLS

  • TBD

Building Online Collaborative Environments (3-Credits, EDMA  224)- Offered by Drake/PLS

  • TBD

Blended Learning (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • July 15 - August 18, 2015
  • January 6 - February 9, 2016

Designing Online Lessons, including SoftChalk  (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • July 15 - August 18, 2015
  • October 14 - November 17, 2015
  • February 17 - March 22, 2016

Online Teaching Best Practices (2 credits - MOLLIE) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • March 30 - May 3, 2016

Please Note

The certificate will be issued when the student has successfully completed all of the required courses as well as six hours of electives. The certificate validates completion of the course sequence and/or a concentrated area of study but is not a degree, endorsement or recognized teaching credential.

Please contact Evan Abbey or Chuck Sengstock for more information.

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